Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Dr. Arash Babaei (Medicine – Gastroenterology/Hepatology) discusses risks posed by shapewear, a new undergarment that constrains the body and changes an individual’s shape. Dr. Babaei said that by wearing a size too small or for extended periods of time can increase intragastric pressure, cause reflux problems, and increase risk of blood clots.
CBS 58 News, February 24, 2014
Sept. 02 - A rare malignant brain tumor didn’t get in the way of a local couple’s wedding plans… and their care team celebrated with them. That team includes Jennifer Connelly, assistant professor of neuro-oncology; Malika Siker, MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology; and Wade Mueller, MD, professor of neurosurgery. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Sept. 02 - William B. Campbell, PhD has been named as MCW’s first Eminent Scholar. The Eminent Scholar program recognizes and rewards excellence in academic and scholarly achievement that ordinarily would be funded from an endowed chair. MCW names one Eminent Scholar every year, and the term is five years. Wauwatosa Now
Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel